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Author Frost, Linda
Title Conjoined Twins in Black and White : The Lives of Millie-Christine McKoy and Daisy and Violet Hilton
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2009
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Series Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography Ser
Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction: Peculiar Intimacies -- The History of the Carolina Twins. Told in "Their Own Peculiar Way" by "One of Them" -- Biographical Sketch of Millie Christine, the Carolina Twin -- "The Carolina Twins" -- Intimate Loves and Lives of the Hilton Sisters, World Famous Siamese Twins -- Souvenir and Life Story of San Antonio's Siamese Twins, Daisy and Violet Hilton -- Chained for Life
Conjoined twins have long been a subject of fantasy, fascination, and freak shows. In this first collection of its kind, Millie-Christine McKoy, African American twins born in 1851, and Daisy and Violet Hilton, English twins born in 1908, speak for themselves through memoirs that help us understand what it is like to live physically joined to someone else
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Frost, Linda Conjoined Twins in Black and White : The Lives of Millie-Christine McKoy and Daisy and Violet Hilton Madison : University of Wisconsin Press,c2009 9780299230746
Subject Millie-Christine, -- 1851-1912.;Hilton, Daisy, -- 1908-1969.;Hilton, Violet, -- 1908-1969.;Conjoined twins -- United States -- Biography
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